Best Food and Drink in Bend, Oregon
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You know what? Don’t stop. There’s honestly no end to mouthwatering meals at Bend’s restaurants, breweries, food trucks, and cafes around the city. Bend’s culinary scene draws foodies and travel writers from around the globe, with everyone clamoring for a taste of what’s on the menu. There’s no shortage of places to eat in Bend, Oregon, from classics like steaks, burgers, and BBQ to something a little more out of the box like Thai, Indian, Sushi, and vegan.
Start with the most important meal of the day, breakfast. We’ve got gourmet breakfast spots worth waiting in line for and quick delicious treats to go so you can hit the road, trail, or water. When you’re ready to fill the tank again, why not have lunch with a view? Pick a pub along the sparkling Deschutes River or a Bend brewery with a killer glimpse of the Cascade Mountains. Dinner can be as easy as tacos and a margarita at The Podski food truck pod or free-range fast food from Life & Time. Or, if you’re ready to relax and enjoy something more upscale, Bend has fine-tuned fine dining.
If the family’s in tow, breathe easy knowing we’ve got kid-friendly restaurants where no one will look twice at your squirrelly toddler with a face full of mashed potatoes. Or let them be outside while you enjoy a tasty, unique, and local bite and brew at one of Bend’s many food trucks.
Need a beverage to pair with all this delicious food? Beer, wine, cocktails, kombucha, cider, or coffee, there’s plenty of tasty drinks brewed, shaken, and poured right here in town. If you’re a beer lover, then you’ve definitely come to the right place. Bend has over 22 ‘a href=’/food-drink/restaurants/brewery-pub/’>breweries. That’s a lot of hops and malt for everyone to enjoy.
How about a romantic date night with somebody special? Head downtown to find restaurants offering charming ambiance, enticing food, and soft candlelight. Or snuggle around a roaring fire pit and make a toast to your honey over a glass of wine or something bubbly at one of many restaurants offering outdoor seating.
Whether for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, buffet, happy hour, all you can eat, takeout, delivery, catering, or a romantic dining setting, you can satisfy almost any craving in Bend. Check out our listings below for some of the best food in Bend, Oregon.
Just don’t forget to save room for dessert.